Middlesbrough buzzes with activity seven days a week with great shopping, bars, cafes, restaurants and nightclubs. The construction of an £11m Institute of Digital Innovation, as part of the 2010 DigitalCity project is now underway and the Animex International Festival is also staged there on an annual basis, complementing the University’s coverage of animation and computer games. It is also home to the Northern Region Film and Television Archive.
There is accommodation provided in self-catered rooms, mostly reserved for first year undergraduate students but also for international students, postgraduates, staff and undergraduates who have been unable to find alternative accommodation. All accommodation is within easy walking distance of University facilities. The University has four managed residences (halls, houses and flats), providing 726 places. A further 472 places are available through the University managed housing scheme (properties owned by private landlords but manage by the University. Graduate alumni family of more than 45,000 living in over 90 different countries.
What University offers to international Students?
- Wide range of courses with internationally-recognized British qualifications
- Scholarship worth £1,500 a year
- Free English language tuition and study support
Some Famous Alumnus
Emmy award-winning Andy graduated from Teesside in 1992. He reflects on 20 years in computer graphics, comparing his commercial experiences (Avatar, Walking with Dinosaurs, The Matrix: Revolutions) with his own artistic exploration. He considers the effective tools used by technicians and artists – and the different needs of film production and artistic exploration.
Adele, who has written ten top-ten bestsellers in ten years, shares her journey to becoming a writer. She believes writing is a vocation, and looks honestly at her joys and frustrations, motivation, inspiration and discipline.